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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pro·found·ness, n. The quality or state of being profound; profundity; depth.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 profoundness
      n 1: wisdom that is recondite and abstruse and profound; "the
           anthropologist was impressed by the reconditeness of the
           native proverbs" [syn: reconditeness, abstruseness,
           abstrusity, profundity]
      2: the intellectual ability to penetrate deeply into ideas
         [syn: astuteness, profundity, depth]
      3: the quality of being physically deep; "the profundity of the
         mine was almost a mile" [syn: deepness, profundity]
         [ant: shallowness]
      4: intellectual depth; penetrating knowledge; keen insight;
         etc; "the depth of my feeling"; "the profoundness of the
         silence" [syn: profundity] [ant: superficiality]